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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
they play a one game tiebreaker on thursday. miguel cabrera is this close to winning baseball's triple crown. got two hits and two rbis against the royals. currently he has a seven-point lead for the batting title. he's just one homer up on josh hamilton. if his numbers hold up after tomorrow's last game of the season, he could be the first player since 1997 to win the triple crown. adam greenberg's dream came true. he got a second chance at his first at-bat. seven years ago he made a debut and got nailed in the back of the head with a fast ball. he suffered with intense headaches but fought his way back. after a big internet push the mr. lanes signed him to a one day contract. three pitches from the mets, he struck out. he's not giving up because he still hopes to make it back to the majors. finally a hockey player celebration that got just a little bit carried away. second period of a junior hockey play in new jersey, taking a page from the big leagues, he goes to the glass and it gives way. he done care. jumps right back up and keeps on partying. probably feeling it this morning. when we
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
to miguel cabrera's historic season. he won the american league triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbis, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown. that was in 1967. >>> red box is hoping that the next time you pick up a dvd, you grab some concert tickets as well. the kiosk will soon sell tickets to live events along with the dvd rentals. tickets will have just a $1 service fee. they say it's another way to sell event tickets that might have a tough time of selling out. they are doing a test run in philadelphia and hopes to expand that in other major cities. >> what if you can't get good seats? >> sometimes online you can play around physical you find seats that you really like and hope that they don't cancel your concert on you before you get ready to go. >> you're not better at all. >> no john legend coming to d.c. >>> meteorologist tom kierein here to tell us about some rain heading our way. >> some scattered showers around the metro area. grab an umbrella before you head ou
Oct 4, 2012 10:00am PDT
of the baseball season and we start in kansas city where the tiger miguel cabrera firned the 2012 season as the first triple crown winner since 45 years ago. detroit hopes his bat stays hot into the playoffs against an unexpected champion out west. there's a division title sweeping the rangers to make the last day of the season their only day in first place. the team with the lowest payroll in the major leagues won 67 of the final 100 games. big momentum into the postseason. >>> the national nightmare at nationals park is finally over. teddy finally crossing the finish line in first place during the fourth inning president's race. it's been a long season for teddy but white house support from jay carney and john mccain helped him finally snag a victory. [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in be
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
' miguel cabrera has just accomplished something that has not been done in 45 years. he won the triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbi, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown, that was in 1967. >> what an incredible accomplishment. >> pretty impressive. this is a great baseball season. >> it is. all right. >>> coming up on 5:51 now on this thursday morning, and some showers and clouds out there -- it is thursday, right? >> it is thursday. tom kierein here with more on our forecast. >> and we still have the humidity around from yesterday, too, but it's going to be changing during the afternoon. between now and then, yes, we have a weak front that's going to bring in that lower humidity, triggering some showers now from the carolinas across virginia, and right into the district, now getting just a few light sprinkles. these areas in green as well as montgomery, prince george's. there's one light to moderate shower there right on the prince george's and charles county line
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> detroit tigers slugger miguel cabrera celebrating the rarest defeats this morning. a triple crown. he finished the season leading the american league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. the last player to win a triple crown was boston's carl yastrzemski. >>> the new wild card format setting up a wild finish to baseball's regular season. the new york yankees, they beat the boston red sox last night, 14-2, to clinch the american league east title for the 14th time in 17 years. whoopty doo. and the a's win the division with a 12-5 victory over the texas rangers yesterday. it is playoff time in baseball, soledad. >> yes, it is. and my kids were so happy about that. watching the yankees game. i'm sorry, you don't root for the yankees, do you? which team do you root for? >> as i said, whoopty doo. >> oh, right, the red sox. sorry. sorry for mentioning. >>> back to our starting point this morning. we showed you the poll of debate watchers who overwhelmingly believe that mitt romney won the debate last night. will those numbers, though, have a lasting impact. this morning from
Oct 4, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >> congratulations to miguel cabrera of the detroit tigers, baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, since 1967. >> wow, he led the american league in the three major offensive categories, batting average, home runs and also rbis. cabrera is just the 15th player ever to win the triple crown. >> so that means the rest of tigers can get ready to face the oakland a's in the first round. joins ted williams, lou gehrig, mickey mantle, hasn't happened since 1967, not in our generation. pretty big deal. >> some of the names. long list, mickey mantle. pretty impressive there. >> last guy, boston's carl yastrzemski. they called him yas in '67. >>> in a moment, we'll return to our top story and get political insight on last night's debate from senior washington editor rick klein. >>> neighbor versus neighbor. aren't we supposed to love our neighbor? >> mcsteamy, and a member of the smashing pumpkins. a hollywood dispute, making waves worldwide. >> is that a marijuana tree? >> i don't know. ♪ ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by crest pro health clinical toothpaste. . [ male
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
in almost five decades. miguel cabrera of the detroit tigers. tops in the american league in batting average, home runs, and rbis. while modern statisticians will tell you it's an outdated way to measure a player's value, only a dozen players have done it. the last one, karl yastrzemski in 1967. >> congratulations to him. >> congratulations. >>> to texas now. a committee rooting for a cheerleading squad. in a battle over religion and football. the squad's been banned from showing bible verses during games. now they're headed to court. ryan owens has the story. >> reporter: in this small texas town, they worship two things. god and football. >> all: clap your hands, go, red! >> reporter: so perhaps it only seemed natural that the cheerleading squad would paint bible verses on the banners the players run through for every game. >> we find it encourages the boys. >> reporter: but it apparently offended someone. the unidentified person complained to an atheist group saying the bible banners amounted to a public school advocating a particular religion. and that's unconstitutional. >> it's not a c
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
night of the baseball season. detroit tigers 3rd baseman miguel cabrera became the first player to win the triple crown in 45 years. cabrera led the league in all three main offensive categories. he batted .330 with 44 homers and 139 rbis. he is just the 15th player to reach the coveted milestone. >> and one other honorable mention to pass along, ellen degeneres is the 2012 winner of the mark twain prize for american heros. we can agree on that one. the nation's top humor award, of course. she will be honored during a kennedy center ceremony on october 22nd. >>> it is now 8:41 on this thursday morning. coming up next, an inspiration and education exercise to raise awareness for down syndrome. we've got a preview of this weekend's buddy walk. >>> then a taste of farm life with a little help from some four-legged friends. holly, good morning. >>reporter: look at my four- legged friends. i would love to tell you that these sheep are standing next to me because they think i'm really cool, but, really, it's because aggie and jip are keeping them in line. mark might have something to do w
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. and detroit tigers third base miguel cabrera has done something that hasn't happened in 45 years. he's won baseball's triple crown. he ended the season leading the american league in batting average, home runs and runs batted in. and it all came down to yesterday's game. and he was able to hold onto his leads despite going 0 for 2. now the question is, will he be the mvp? and kitchenaide is doing damage control after a staffer tweeted this from the company's twitter handle during the debate. "obama's grandma even knew it was going to be bad. she died three days before he became president." ouch. it was sent after the president mentioned his grandmother's death. kitchenaid immediately apologized explaining the employee meant to send it from her personal account. kitchenaid said that person won't be tweeting for them anymore. that's got to be so embarrassing for kitchenaid. >> shouldn't send that kind of stuff from a personal -- >> exactly. it's nasty and unwarranted. >> thanks, lisa. their expressions may tell more than their words sometimes. we're taking a close look at special face readin
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
approved the deal that includes pay increases and a new evaluation system. miguel cabrera has made the history books becoming the first baseball player in 45 years to earn the prestigious triple crown. the detroit tiger leads the american league in all three major statistical categories, batting averages, home runs, and rbis. cabrera joins the short list of baseball players to boast the achievement. >>> support flooded in from around the country after wisconsin news anchor jennifer livingston spoke out on-air about a letter she received that criticized her weight. the man who wrote the letter isn't backing down. >>> personal injury lawyer kenneth krause is standing by his letter to livingston releasing a statement saying he'd be happy to help her transform herself over the next year for all of her viewers to see. livingston invited krause to appear on her show. he, however, declined. it is 7:18. back over to savannah, david, and al. >> good morning. >> good morning to everybody. and we've got a snowy morning for our friends in the northern northern plains. out of montana and the da
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